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Cafe, New Zealand
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A quick breakfast stop, lovely setting with trees for shade, serving staff were excellent chatty friendly and very efficient, food served was well cooked and looked as good 👍

Date of visit: April 2024
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Reviewed 19 February 2024 via mobile

Great place to stop on the way to Hanmer. Nice little town. Food freshly prepared (big veggie breakfast and a beef burger and fries). Generous portions. Very helpful, friendly and efficient staff. Excellent coffee and nice surroundings. Think it’s probably a 4.5!

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 11 January 2024

Awful ribeye steak was a porterhouse steak and so skinny that there was no way you could have it rare. Management not very amenable regarding the meat . Hubby has 40+ years as a Butcher so knows his meat.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 12 December 2023

$5.20 for double shot medium flat white $7.50 for single shot medium decaf in a takeaway cup Added to medium price was $1.80 for decaf plus 50 cents for takeaway cup. When asked why so expensive she just replied everyone charges that. I believe that...cafes should have a normal price the same as a flat white for decaf not simply add it on to the normal coffee price. After all they have not used normal coffee so no need to be gouging the price.More

Date of visit: November 2023
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Reviewed 21 August 2023

I am the customer you spend thousands of dollars on to walk through your door. A pleasant good morning greeting from the tattooed staff member would have been a warm and welcoming gesture. A truckie who will not return.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 20 August 2023

A busy cafe which is our barometer. And it was magic. On our way to Christchurch Airport, after a magic day up on the Hanmer skifield the day before.

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed 8 August 2023

Great spot. Stop frequently here. Staff friendly and helpful Cabinet food excellent. But extras of $1.80 for decaf and $1 for soy is far too much. For people who are caffeine and lactose sensitive it’s not a choice. These are the highest additional costs I’ve...seen in NZMore

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 19 April 2023 via mobile

Very welcoming and very busy with good reason. Their coffees were delicious but their piece de resistance was the mushroom on toast was exceptional.

Date of visit: April 2023
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Reviewed 16 January 2023

We love visiting the red Post Cafe in Culverden - it is a friendly cafe that has home prepared food. A great place to stop on your travels and supports a rural community,

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 4 September 2022

A wonderful, quiet, relaxed atmosphere after being on the road. A large selection of cabinet and menu food. All beautifully presented, fresh and tasty. Good value. Lovely staff and great quotes on the rafters - so look up.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 7 June 2022

Always a great place to stop en route. Very friendly staff, great food and drinks and speedy service.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 9 May 2022

When ever we pass through Culverden our grand daughter insists we stop here, we have had breakfasts, lunch and snacks here. The food and coffees are all of good quality and the service has always been friendly. Our last visit was was ANZAC weekend and...with so many people heading to the west coast and Hanmer it was very busy but we had no problems with getting what we wanted in good time.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 18 February 2022

Consistently excellent big breakfast with great quality ingredients, and great coffee. Well worth a stop.

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed 15 January 2022 via mobile

Bagels for breakfast, a bit disappointing. My bun was dry compared to his Salmon one plus no avo to be found in the Bacon Avocado & Cheese. When I mentioned it the guy said “I Don’t know anything about it, I’m front of house. Eventually...a half Avocado was delivered on a plain plate - no explanation. It seemed a bit odd but it was a beautiful Avocado. Maybe they just need a bit more training The coffee was excellentMore

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 13 November 2021 via mobile

Pleasant surprise to stumble across. Great cabinet selection and also for gluten free and it really was hard deciding what to get. Spacious cafe with indoor and outdoor seating

Date of visit: November 2021
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Yes, Red Post Cafe Culverden offers takeaway services.

Red Post Cafe Culverden is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5